Culture

Essential winter events in Melbourne

Essential winter events in Melbourne

Don’t even think about hibernating. Melbourne’s arts scene really buzzes in winter, and the city’s love of good times fires up indoors and out.

What not to miss in Chinatown.

What not to miss in Chinatown.

Roam through Chinatown for all the things to eat, quirky arcades to explore, arts and culture and hidden bars.

Ways to give back in winter

Ways to give back in winter

Make your next trip to the city an occasion to give back. Here’s our list of shops, galleries and diners that do their bit to help others.

Historic buildings to explore

Historic buildings to explore

Melbourne’s a modern city, but pockets of its past are everywhere. Here are some of our favourite grand Victorian buildings and art deco delights.

Free things to do in Melbourne in May

Free things to do in Melbourne in May

Saving up for a special occasion? Feeling the budget blues? Or do you just love a bargain? Earmark these events that won’t cost a cent.

What’s hot at Barring Yanabul

What’s hot at Barring Yanabul

A highlight of the YIRRAMBOI Festival, Melbourne’s biennial celebration of First Nations arts and culture, this all-day program is all free.

What's free in Melbourne over Easter

What's free in Melbourne over Easter

Overspent on chocolate and Easter gifts? There’s no need to hibernate over the long weekend thanks to these fabulous free events.

Secret quiet places in the city

Secret quiet places in the city

From lunch in a pretty park to reading a book in a nook, it’s easy to escape Melbourne’s hustle and bustle.